Stages Of Grief – Healthy Relationships

Often after our spouse has died, we go looking for another relationship – one that appears to have everything that the previous one had. Because this new relationship appears to solve all of your problems, you hold onto it tightly.  … Read More

Lack of Sleep

Sleeping is one of the most important sources of recovery in our lives. Even small amounts of lost sleep can have an impact on strength, moods, energy level and concentration.  We need about seven to eight hours of sleep a … Read More

November 8, 2008 – Entries from my journals

I had a wave of home sickness yesterday where I really missed Donnie and our old house. It still doesn’t seem real. Bob and Jimmy closed up the cottage and I was glad because it just wasn’t for me this … Read More

October 3, 2008 – Entries from my journals

I’m moving forward and writing my book. My hope is that every widow will be able to see herself in the stories and know that she is not alone. I have to keep encouraging myself that I can do this … Read More

September 11, 2008 – Entries from my Journals

It’s been one year and I’ve gotten pass that first Christmas and all the other holidays but I feel just as sad and lonely. I went up to the grave site by myself. I just didn’t want to talk to … Read More

June 7, 2008– Entries from my journals

Being busy doesn’t stop me from thinking of Donnie. At the oddest time a feeling of deep sadness suddenly comes across me and I just want to cry. I wish I had him back so I could tell him how … Read More

January 6, 2008 – Entries from my journals

Today I was being lazy and was drifting in and out of sleep. At 9:20 I heard an odd sound like a phone ringing. I picked up the phone and heard Donnie as clear as anything. He said “It’s OK, … Read More